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Generate Another User's API Key

Administrators can generate API keys for any user account. Other roles can generate API keys for their own account. For more information, see Generate an API Key.

To generate an API key for another user in the new interface:

Required User Role: Administrator

  1. Edit a user account.

    The Edit User plane appears.

  2. Under the API Keys section, click Generate API Keys.

    Caution: Any existing API keys are replaced when you generate new API keys. You must update the applications where the previous API keys were used.

  3. Review the warning and click Replace & Generate.

    Tenable.io generates access and secret keys for the account. These keys must be used to authenticate with the Tenable.io REST API.

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